Massage therapy is a treatment that utilizes specific manual techniques to manipulate the soft tissues of the body. Massage can be used to treat a wide range of conditions that affect the musculoskeletal systems, and induce a state of deepened, relaxation and increased general well-being.
Swedish massage is known for its lighter touch than other massage therapies, using long, flowing strokes and a variety of other movements to manipulate the body’s soft tissues. The main purpose of Swedish massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles.
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Good for the body:
Sports enthusiasts and athletes often seek light pressure Swedish massage styles to prepare their muscles before a workout or sporting event. While you may not be a professional or competitive athlete, Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid and other wastes. Swedish massage stimulates the nervous system, reduces stress, emotional and physical.
In a recent study published online in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, volunteers who received Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol, increases in white blood cells that form part of the immune system and increases oxytocin, a hormone associated with contentment.
As well as relieving a tired and sore body, a therapeutic treatment like massage reduces mental tension and can promote a deep sense of relaxation resulting in a strong sense of satisfaction, calmness and well being that is hard to achieve by any other method.